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The Cross-Roads (1912)

A baby is discovered in a basket hanging to a tree at the cross roads. Mary Spaulding, a washerwoman, passes the spot. She takes the infant to her home. Fourteen years later, Annabel has ... See full summary »

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Annabel Spaulding
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A baby is discovered in a basket hanging to a tree at the cross roads. Mary Spaulding, a washerwoman, passes the spot. She takes the infant to her home. Fourteen years later, Annabel has grown into a bright winsome creature. Mary has sent her to public school and she has therefore not grown up in ignorance. The love between Mary and Annabel is true, both of them seeking only the welfare and happiness of the other. One day Anna delivers a basket of clothes at the home of a wealthy but childless couple named Austin, who have always admired and petted Annabel on the occasion of her visits. They desire to adopt her. They meet with the most strenuous resistance on the part of Mary and Annabel, who refuse to be separated. Finally Mr. Austin succeeds in obtaining Mary's consent. Two years go by and Annabel has become a society girl. She has two admirers, Harry Owen and Bert Matthews, both of whom love her devotedly, but between whom she is unable to decide. Bert one day invited the entire ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 October 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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